View Full Version : Yoshikane and Bog oak
05-06-2012, 02:24 PM
Just finished re handle on Western Yoshikane SLD 240 mm Gyuto
I thought with black KU knife, Dark Bog Oak will fit very nicely with all that teksture and dark patterns :D
I will also make saya for it and it go up for sale in my store :D
05-06-2012, 02:36 PM
Wow! Thats nice and I don't even like western handles
05-06-2012, 02:51 PM
Very nice, I love bog oak.
05-06-2012, 02:53 PM
Very nice handle!
05-06-2012, 02:55 PM
05-06-2012, 03:13 PM
cool, to bad im a Wa handle guy :D
but looks great, and the knife is also great
05-06-2012, 03:25 PM
Beautiful Knife. Great job matching the handle to the blade.
When you put it up for sale you may want to mention the magical properties of bog oak.
05-06-2012, 03:48 PM
Thank you all :)
I also really like Bog Oak. It is subfossile wood of oak trees, the one i have on that knife is black and should be the oldest you can get 1700 years or more. I really love the texture it have.
05-06-2012, 04:28 PM
Wow, you did a great job.
05-06-2012, 04:38 PM
Very nice, i love how the pattern matches on both scales!
05-06-2012, 05:49 PM
Very very nice. I really like the pin too.
05-06-2012, 06:04 PM
How heavy is that bog oak? Does it affect the balance at all?
Are you doing a unique wood saya?
05-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Yes i try to match the saya too, will not be of bog oak, to expensive :scared4:
It is not heavy at all, actually very light wood. So balance is as it was before, on the blade.
05-21-2012, 10:56 AM
And now it got a Saya :D
This knife is sold already, but i wanted to show latest Saya work.
Wood is from Mark.
05-21-2012, 10:59 AM
Dang, already sold! I knew I should have sent you a PM as soon as I saw it. Very well done. Congrats to the new owner.
05-21-2012, 12:17 PM
I will get some more. But will need time to re handle them.
05-21-2012, 04:39 PM
i love that knife, and Saya :D great job as always Maxim
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